Watermark "J Whatman"; signed "C. Nègre" and titled "Fréjus" in black ink.
Nègre retouched the paper negative with subtle highlights and details in the trees. The intense darks of the negative are opaqued with pigment, unlike the skies recorded by other negatives on which he used ink.
The artist by descent; Marie-Thérèse & André Jammes
Baudoin Lebon, Paris, Un dilettante chez les Primitifs, 3 November-24 December 2004
Badouin Lebon catalogue, un dilettante chez les Primitifs (Paris: 2004), p. 62.
Jacob W. Lewis, Sun Pictures Catalogue Twenty-Two, Charles Nègre (New York: Hans P. Kraus Jr. Inc., 2013), no. 21a, pp. 50-51.